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Contents
   Unit 1-Systems and Applications .............................................................................................. 1
3.1 ........................................................................................................................................................... 4
Input devices, processing and output devices ........................................................................................ 4
   Data storage ........................................................................................................................................ 8
   What is a network? ........................................................................................................................... 14
   Mobile Technologies ......................................................................................................................... 16
   Emerging technologies...................................................................................................................... 19
   Entertainment systems ..................................................................................................................... 20
   Reliability of sources ......................................................................................................................... 21
   What is a network? ........................................................................................................................... 23
   3.2 ..................................................................................................................................................... 25
   Systems Life cycle.............................................................................................................................. 25
   Systems Life Cycle ............................................................................................................................. 26
   Quality of information ...................................................................................................................... 28
   Input Process output......................................................................................................................... 30
   Verification and Validation ............................................................................................................... 32
   Accuracy and Plausibility of information .......................................................................................... 35
   Data Collection .................................................................................................................................. 37
   Data Collection .................................................................................................................................. 39
   Reviewing and modifying work ......................................................................................................... 41
   Operating Systems ............................................................................................................................ 43
   User interface.................................................................................................................................... 46
   Encoding Data ................................................................................................................................... 47
   Compression ..................................................................................................................................... 48
   Web browsing and email .................................................................................................................. 49
   Web logs and social networking ....................................................................................................... 51
   Data Logging...................................................................................................................................... 57
   3.3 ..................................................................................................................................................... 59
   ICT and the Law ................................................................................................................................. 59
   Computer Misuse act ........................................................................................................................ 61
   Copyright ........................................................................................................................................... 63
   Health and safety .............................................................................................................................. 64
   Changing pattern of commerce and industry due to increased use of ICT ...................................... 66


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ICT and industry ................................................................................................................................ 68
ICT and industry ................................................................................................................................ 70
Acceptable ICT use ............................................................................................................................ 72
Email.................................................................................................................................................. 73
Netiquette ......................................................................................................................................... 75
Social and personal effects of ICT ..................................................................................................... 76
Sustainability and recycling............................................................................................................... 80
Surveillance society........................................................................................................................... 81
ICT and the environment .................................................................................................................. 84
ICT and the developing world ........................................................................................................... 87
3.4 ..................................................................................................................................................... 88
Collaborative working ....................................................................................................................... 88
Communication devices .................................................................................................................... 91
Sharing Information and online safety ............................................................................................. 94
Advantages and disadvantages of collaborative home working. ..................................................... 96




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3.1


Input devices, processing and output devices
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1. What is the most suitable input device for inputting a short report? (1 Mark)
          mouse
           scanner
           keyboard


2. What is the most suitable input device for highlighting or selecting an object
on the screen? (1 Mark)
          joystick
           mouse
           keyboard


3. Which of these would you use to digitise a paper photograph? (1 Mark)
         scanner
           joystick
           touch screen


4. What is Magnetic Ink Character Recognition often on? (1 Mark)
          till receipts
           cheques
           barcodes


5. Which of these is another name for the CPU? (1 Mark)
         processor
           plotter
           scanner




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6. Which of these printers would you use to print a wage slip using carbonised
paper? (1 Mark)
          inkjet printer
             laser printer
             dot matrix printer


7. Which of these printers would an architect be most likely to use to print
large plans? (1 Mark)
          inkjet printer
          laser printer
          plotter


8. Which of these printers would be the most suitable printer for printing a
large number of high quality black and white printouts? (1 Mark)
         laser printer
             dot matrix printer
             plotter


9. Software are applications and programming instructions needed to make
computer hardware do something useful? (1 Mark)
          True
             False


10. Which of the following is not an example of a peripheral? (1 Mark)

   Printer
   Keyboard
   CPU

11. The CPU is the what of the computer? (1 Mark)

   Heart
   Eyes

   Ears
   Brain


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12. The CPU contains a tiny quartz clock that ticks? (1 Mark)

   True
   False

13. One of the jobs of the control unit is to control the flow of data through the
CPU? (1 Mark)

   True
   False

14. The …………..access store holds the data and programs needed at that
instant by the control unit? (1 Mark)

   Immediate
   Inside

   Instant
   Illiterate

15. The Arithmetic and logic unit is where the computer processes data by
performing calculations and comparisons? (1 Mark)

   True
   False

16. Which of the following combination attach directly to the motherboard? (1
Mark)

   Ram, Floppy disk, sound card, printer
   network card, sound card, software, peripherals

   RAM, CPU, Graphics card, sound card
   CPU, CD drive, Scanner, Hardware




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17. Which type of memory stores the bios instructions which are used when
the computer is booting up? (1 Mark)

   Hard disk
   ROM

   Cache
   RAM

18. When you store the data you have been working on where does it get
stored permanently? (1 Mark)

   Hard disk
   ROM

   Cache
   RAM

19. Random Access Memory is Volatile? (1 Mark)

   True
   False




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Data storage



1. Which of the following retains its data even after the computer is switched
off? (1 Mark)
          ROM
          RAM
          REM


2. What does RAM stand for? (1 Mark)
         random accessible memory
          random access memory
          random allowable memory


3. What is a computer's main internal backing store? (1 Mark)
          CD-ROM
          ROM
          hard disk


4. How best is the size of a hard disk measured? (1 Mark)
         kilobytes
          megabytes
          gigabytes


5. What type of media is a hard disk? (1 Mark)
          optical
          magnetic
          solid state


6. Which of these is an example of an optical storage device? (1 Mark)
         zip disk
          floppy disk
          CD-ROM




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7. Which of these storage medias would be the most suitable for backing up a
school's file server overnight? (1 Mark)
          floppy disk
          magnetic tape
          zip disk


8. What would be the most suitable device to transfer a file from home to
school? (1 Mark)
         magnetic tape
         hard drive
         USB memory stick


9. Which of the following shows the correct order of storage size, starting with
the smallest? (1 Mark)
          floppy disk, CD-ROM, DVD
          CD-ROM, DVD, floppy disk
          DVD, CD-ROM, floppy disk




10. Which of the following is the smallest unit of data which can be stored? (1
Mark)

          Megabyte
          kilobyte
          byte
          bit




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11. Put the following units of storage into the correct order from smallest to
largest. (1 Mark)


      1. Terabyte

      2. Megabyte

      3. Kilobyte

      4. Byte

      5. Bit

      6. Gigabyte

12. The word bit is made up from binary digit? (1 Mark)
         True
          False



13. The correct size of a kilobyte is? (1 Mark)


          1000 bytes
          1024 megabytes
          1000 megabytes
          1024 bytes



14. ROM is volatile memory? (1 Mark)
          True
          False



15. ROM stores the computer start up instructions called the bios? (1 Mark)
         True
          False




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16. RAM is volatile memory? (1 Mark)
         True
          False
17. Which of the following is not one of the jobs of RAM? (1 Mark)
         Storing the data you are working on
          letting you switch between different windows you have open
          Storing the instructions to start the computer up
          Storing the modules that are needed to start applications up



18. Which of the following would be a likely size for the amount of RAM which
would be stored on a computer? (1 Mark)


          1 Kilobyte
          1 Gigabyte
          1 Byte
          1 Megabyte
19. The hard drive stores the applications that you regularly use on your
computer? (1 Mark)
          True
          False
20. The hard disk is an optical storage device? (1 Mark)
          True
          False

21. Put in order of the most processing power starting with the fastest and
going to the slowest? (1 Mark)

          Main frame
          Desktop pc
          PDA
          Super computer




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22. Which of the following would probably not use a super computer? (1 Mark)

          Military for weapons research
          Pharmaceutical company for drug research
          University for studying climate change
          Bank for storing customer details



23. A super computer needs a special dust free air conditioned space to work
properly? (1 Mark)
         True
          False
24. Super computers are used for calculating utility bills such as gas and
electricity? (1 Mark)
           True
          False

25. Which of the following would probably not use a main frame computer? (1
Mark)

          Local newsagent for calculating customers’ bills
          Banks for managing customer accounts
          Utility Company such as gas and electric
          Airlines for handling bookings
26. Main frame computers should be kept in air conditioned rooms away from
the office or factory floor? (1 Mark)
           True
          False
27. Laptops are able to connect to the internet using a wireless network? (1
Mark)
         True
          False
28. PDAs are just like an electronic diary. They cannot do much else? (1 Mark)
         True
          False




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29. A palmtop does not contain a keyboard? (1 Mark)
          True
         False




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What is a network?
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1. What does a computer network allow computers to share? (1 Mark)
         electricity
           resources
           mice


2. What does LAN stand for? (1 Mark)
         Logical Analogue Network
           Laser Assisted Network
           Local Area Network


3. What does WAN stand for? (1 Mark)
         Wider Area Network
           Wide Allround Network
           Wide Area Network


4. To log onto a network, what do you usually need? (1 Mark)
          a user ID and password
           a fast connection
           a licence
           specialist software


5. Which of the following statements about a network is FALSE? (1 Mark)
         resources such as printers can be shared
           viruses can spread to other computers throughout a computer network
           files cannot be shared between users


6. Which of these statements is TRUE about a LAN? (1 Mark)
         a LAN connects computers in a small area such as an office
           a modem is needed to connect a computer to a LAN
           a LAN consists of only one computer




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7. What is a server in a computer network? (1 Mark)
          someone who manages the network
          the name for a large number of computer cables
          a powerful computer that provides a service, such as centralised file
      storage


8. Which of the following networks is LEAST likely to be a WAN? (1 Mark)
         the Internet
          a school network
          a network of bank cash dispensers


9. What are the three main network topologies? (1 Mark)
          coach, ring, star
          bus, square, star
          bus, ring, star


10. Which type of network needs 'terminators' to function correctly? (1 Mark)
         bus
         ring
         star


11. Which type of network needs a 'hub' or 'switch'? (1 Mark)
         star
          ring
          bus


12. What is a workstation? (1 Mark)
          a small train station
          a computer connected to a network
          another name for a hub


13. What is a data collision? (1 Mark)
          when two devices on a network transmit data at the same time
          when one device on a network transmits data
          when two devices on a network transmit at separate times

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Mobile Technologies


1. Laptops are able to connect to the internet using a wireless network? (1
Mark)
         True
         False
2. PDAs are just like an electronic diary. They cannot do much else? (1 Mark)


         True
         False
3. A palmtop does not contain a keyboard? (1 Mark)
          True
         False




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Use correct procedures to start and shut down an ICT system (Grade C)




Use the words below to complete the sentences.

To turn the computer on you need to press the buttons on the __________ and
________________.

You then need to log on. To do this you press__________, _______________ and
____________

You then enter your ______________ and ______________ to log onto the
computer.

First name                 Delete                          Username

Desktop                    Shift                           Ctrl

Last name                  Password                        Keyboard

Delete                     Television                      Alt

Monitor                    Mouse                           Computer


                         Use the words below to complete the sentences.

                         At the end of lesson 1 you should _________________ your computer ready
                         for the next person to use it.

                         At the end of lesson 5 you should __________________ your computer.

                         Switch off              Power on                 Switch on

                         Hibernate               Log off                  Press the on/off
                                                                          button.
                         Shut down               Ask the teacher to       Power off
                                                 switch off


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How do you fix software freeze? (1 Mark)
☐Turn off the power switch on your computer

☐Switch the plug off at the wall

☐Press control, ALT and delete and bring up the task manager



How do you uninstall software? (1 Mark)
☐Right click the mouse and delete the shortcut

☐Go to the control panel and add/remove programs

☐Press control, ALT and delete and bring up the task manager



This of these is not a type of error dialogue? (1 Mark)
☐Error

☐Warning

☐Time out

☐Information

☐Question




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Emerging technologies




What is web conferencing? (1 Mark)




What is teleconferencing? (1 Mark)




What environmental benefits do web and teleconferencing have for businesses? (1
Mark)




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Entertainment systems
1) List 4 entertainment systems found in the home (4 Marks)

1.

2.

3.

4.

2) Explain what each entertainment system does (4 Marks)


1.




2.




3.




4.




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Reliability of sources


   1) In a website URL what does .com stand for? (1 Mark)
      ☐Communication
      ☐Company
      ☐Commercial
      ☐Comprehensive

   2) In a website URL what does .org stand for? (1 Mark)
      ☐Organisation
      ☐Organism
      ☐Organised
      ☐Organic

   3) In a website URL what does .co.uk stand for? (1 Mark)
      ☐UK Company
      ☐UK Colony
      ☐UK Competency
      ☐UK Contract

   4) In a website URL what does .gov stand for? (1 Mark)
      ☐Government
      ☐Go very well
      ☐Governance
      ☐Go very carefully

   5) In a website URL what does .ac stand for? (1 Mark)
      ☐Accident
      ☐Accurate
      ☐Access
      ☐Academic

   6) In a website URL what does .sch stand for? (1 Mark)
      ☐Scheme
      ☐Schnitzel
      ☐ Schmoose
      ☐School

   7) How can you tell if a website is unofficial? (3 Marks)


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8) What do the following words mean? (7 Marks)
 Reliable




   Valid




   Bias




   Unofficial




   Official




   Fact




   Opinion




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What is a network?
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1. What does a computer network allow computers to share? (1 Mark)
         electricity
           resources
           mice


2. What does LAN stand for? (1 Mark)
         Logical Analogue Network
           Laser Assisted Network
           Local Area Network


3. What does WAN stand for? (1 Mark)
         Wider Area Network
           Wide Allround Network
           Wide Area Network


4. To log onto a network, what do you usually need? (1 Mark)
          a user ID and password
           a fast connection
           a licence
           specialist software


5. Which of the following statements about a network is FALSE? (1 Mark)
         resources such as printers can be shared
           viruses can spread to other computers throughout a computer network
           files cannot be shared between users


6. Which of these statements is TRUE about a LAN? (1 Mark)
         a LAN connects computers in a small area such as an office
           a modem is needed to connect a computer to a LAN
           a LAN consists of only one computer




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7. What is a server in a computer network? (1 Mark)
          someone who manages the network
          the name for a large number of computer cables
          a powerful computer that provides a service, such as centralised file
      storage


8. Which of the following networks is LEAST likely to be a WAN? (1 Mark)
         the Internet
          a school network
          a network of bank cash dispensers


9. What are the three main network topologies? (1 Mark)
          coach, ring, star
          bus, square, star
          bus, ring, star


10. Which type of network needs 'terminators' to function correctly? (1 Mark)
         bus
         ring
         star


11. Which type of network needs a 'hub' or 'switch'? (1 Mark)
         star
          ring
          bus


12. What is a workstation? (1 Mark)
          a small train station
          a computer connected to a network
          another name for a hub


13. What is a data collision? (1 Mark)
          when two devices on a network transmit data at the same time
          when one device on a network transmits data
          when two devices on a network transmit at separate times

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3.2

Systems Life cycle
Put the stages of the SLC into the correct order 6 Marks




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Systems Life Cycle
  1) What is a feasibility study? What are the 3 scenarios a company must
     consider? (4 Marks)




  2) What methods are used to investigate the feasibility? (4 Marks)




  3) What happens during the analysis? Give some possible solutions.(4 Marks)




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4) What is the design phase? (1 Marks)




5) What happens during the testing phase? (1 Mark)




6) Explain what happens during evaluation (2 Marks)




7) What is the systems life cycle? (1 Mark)




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Quality of information
  1) What does G.I.G.O stand for? (1 Mark)
     ☐Goods in, Goods out
     ☐Good information, Good opinion
     ☐Garbage in, Garbage out
     ☐Guilt in, Guilt out

  2) Write a few sentences explaining what G.I.G.O means. (1 Mark)




  3) List factors which affect the quality of information. 1 mark per factor will be
     given, maximum (4 marks) (7 possible answers)




  4) Give some examples of when inaccurate data occurs. Give details. 1 Mark
     per example will be given, maximum (2 marks) (lots of possible answers)




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5) What is relevant information? Give two real life examples (2 Marks)




6) How does age affect the quality of information? Give examples (2 Marks)




7) How does completeness affect the quality of information? Give examples (2
   Marks)




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Input Process output
  1) Complete the diagram below (4 Marks)




  2) What is an input? (1 Mark)




  3) What is a process? (1 Mark)




  4) What is storage? (1 Mark)




  5) What is an output? (1 Mark)


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6) What is feedback? (1 Mark)




7) What is positive and negative feedback? (2 Marks)




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Verification and Validation
   1) When handling data explain what is meant by accuracy? (1 Mark)




   2) When handling data explain what is meant by validity? (1 Mark)




   3) What could happen to a project if there are errors in the data?




   4) List 3 possible types of error and explain each type of error. (6 Marks)




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5) How can you reduce errors? (1 Mark)




6) What is verification? (1 Mark)




7) What is validation? (1 Mark)




8) What are validation checks? (1 Mark)




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9) What is batch processing? (1 Mark)




10) What is the difference between validation and accuracy? (2 Marks)




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Accuracy and Plausibility of information
  1) Which information would a hospital NOT need? (1Mark)
     ☐Patient records
     ☐Doctor’s qualifications
     ☐Side effects of medication
     ☐Customer’s favourite foods
     ☐Beds available

  2) Which information would a car factory NOT need? (1Mark)
     ☐Steel prices
     ☐Number of cars built today
     ☐Weather forecast
     ☐Absences
     ☐Staffing levels

  3) What is short term information? (1Mark)




  4) What is long term information? (1Mark)




  5) Why is ensuring information is accurate important? (1Mark)




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6) What is likely to happen if information is inaccurate? (1Mark)




7) Why is it important to check the age of information? (1Mark)




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Data Collection
  1) Which of the following is NOT an example of automatic data capture? (1
     Mark)
     ☐Barcode reader
     ☐OMR
     ☐Scanner
     ☐M.I.C.R

  2) Which of the following would be the best method of collecting data about
     customers details? (1 Mark)
     ☐Barcode reader
     ☐Speech recognition
     ☐M.I.C.R
     ☐Data capture form

  3) A data capture form is an automatic method of data capture? (1 Mark)
     ☐True
     ☐False

  4) You can enter data into a computerised data entry for whilst the customer is
     still with you? (1 Mark)
     ☐True
     ☐False

  5) When designing a data capture form you should use(1 Mark)
     ☐A clear sensible font
     ☐Different sizes of font
     ☐A mixture of fonts
     ☐Curly font styles

  6) Data capture forms should include instructions telling people how to complete
     the form? (1 Mark)
     ☐True
     ☐False

  7) If the form is being designed for the company then their company logo should
     always be included on the data capture form? (1 Mark)
     ☐True
     ☐False




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8) It is a good idea to use as many closed rather than open questions as
   possible? (1 Mark)
   ☐True
   ☐False




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Data Collection
  1) What is RFID? (1 mark)




  2) What are the 2 parts to the system? (2 Marks)




  3) Who uses it? (4 Marks)




  4) Explain what biometrics mean and give an example of when it is used. (2
     Marks)




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5) What is chip and pin? What is its purpose? How does it improve security? (3
   marks)




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Reviewing and modifying work
  1) Why is it important to proof read your work? (consider the limitations of the
     spelling and grammar checker) (1 Mark)




  2) Why is it important to not rely on the spelling and grammar checker too
     heavily? (1 Mark)




  3) Why should you always save different drafts of your work? (1 Mark)




  4) Why is important to plan projects first? (1 Mark)




  5) What is meant by target audience? (1 Mark)




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6) What are the advantages of seeking feedback about your work? (1 Mark)




7) Give some ways you could you obtain feedback from people? (1 Mark)




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Operating Systems
  1) What is an operating system? (1 Mark)




  2) What is BIOS? (1 mark)




  3) What task does on O.S perform? (5 Marks)




  4) Give some examples of O.S (2 marks)




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5) What is a single user O.S? (1 Mark)




6) What is a multi-user O.S? (1 Mark)




7) What is a multi-tasking O.S? (1 Mark)




8) What is real time processing? Give some examples. (2 Mark)




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9) What is transaction processing? Give some examples. (2 Mark)




10) What is batch processing? Give examples (2 Mark)




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User interface
  1) What are the different types of UI? (3 Marks)




  2) What is a menu driven interface? (1 Mark)




  3) What is a form driven interface? (1 Mark)




  4) What is a GUI? Give some advantages and disadvantages. (1 Mark)




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Encoding Data
  1) Why is data encoded? (1 Mark)




  2) What effect does this have on file size? (1 Mark)




  3) What the advantages and disadvantages of encoding data? Give examples (3
     Mark)




  4) What could be the possible effects of having lots of large files containing
     music, graphics, videos, songs etc. on your computer/network? (1 Mark)




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Compression
  1) What does compression mean? (1 Mark)




  2) Why is compression and good idea? (1 Mark)




  3) What is a zip file? (1 Mark)




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Web browsing and email

  1) What are the benefits of using chat rooms? (2 Marks)




  2) What are the dangers of using chat rooms? (2 Marks)




  3) How can you stay safe in a chat room? (2 Marks)




  4) What is cyber bulling? (2 Marks)




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5) How can you protect yourself from cyber bullying? (2 Marks)




6) Give some basic email safety tips (4 Marks)




7) What is phishing? (1 Mark)




8) What is spoofing? (1 Mark)




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Web logs and social networking


Mobile phones

   1) What technology do new mobile phones contain? (4 Marks)




   2) Why can mobile internet pose a greater threat to child safety than using a
      P.C? (3 Marks)




   Web browser and search engine

Explain the following words

   3) Browser (1 Mark)




   4) Search engine (1 Mark)




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5) Home page (1 Mark)




6) Navigation (1 Mark)




7) Phishing (1 Mark)




8) Bookmark (1 Mark)




9) ISP (1 Mark)




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   10) Internet protocol (1 Mark)




E mail



Explain the following terms

   11) Inbox (1 Mark)




   12) Outbox (1 Mark)




   13) Reply (1 Mark)




   14) Forward (1 Mark)




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15) Email address (1 Mark)




16) CC (1 Mark)




17) BCC (1 Mark)




18) Subject field (1 Mark)




19) Attachments (1 Mark)




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20) Email signature (1 Mark)




21) Deleted items (1 Mark)




22) Contacts (1 Mark)




23) Junk mail or spam (1 Mark)




24) Spam filters (1 Mark)




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  25) Out of office assistant (1 Mark)




Web logs and social networking



  26) What is a web log? (1 Mark)




  27) What is social networking? Give examples (1 Mark)




  28) What are the advantages of social networking? (1 Mark)




  29) What are the disadvantages of social networking? (1 Mark)




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Data Logging
  1) Sensors take readings or physical measurements of physical quantities
     around them? (1 Mark)
     ☐True
     ☐False

  2) Which of the following would a sensor NOT be used to take readings about?
     (1 Mark)
     ☐Humidity
     ☐Time of day
     ☐Temperature
     ☐Wind speed

  3) After a sensor has taken a reading the data is set to (1 Mark)
     ☐A data logger
     ☐A PDA
     ☐A Computer
     ☐A Person

  4) Data loggers are not able to store readings so they have to send them to a
     computer straight away? (1 Mark)
     ☐True
     ☐False

  5) Data loggers often have a large amount of memory so they can store a large
     amount off data from the sensors (1 Mark)
     ☐True
     ☐False

  6) Data loggers will send the data received from sensors in a (1 Mark)
     ☐Bundle
     ☐Batch
     ☐Folder
     ☐Collection

  7) Logging interval or period is the time (1 Mark)
     ☐Between readings
     ☐That sensors don’t collect data
     ☐The time the data is sent to the logger




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8) Data which has been analysed by computer is often outputted in tables,
   graphs or charts (1 Mark)
   ☐True
   ☐False




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3.3

ICT and the Law
  1) What is the purpose of the data protection act? (1 Mark)




  2) What are the responsibilities of companies holding personal data? (8 Marks)




  3) What are the rights of the data subjects? (3 Marks)




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4) Name some exemptions to the act. (5 Marks)




5) What is the personal data guardianship code? (1 Mark)




6) Describe its principles of accountability, visibility, consent, access,
   stewardship and responsibility. (6 Marks)




7) How can you prevent unauthorised access to computer systems containing
   personal data? (5 Marks)




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Computer Misuse act
  1) What is the purpose of the computer misuse act? (1 Mark)




  2) What is meant by hacking? (1 Mark)




  3) What measures can be taken to stop hacking? (1 Mark)




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4) What is a computer virus? (1 Mark)




5) What measures can be taken to stop computer viruses? (3 Marks)




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Copyright
  1) What is copyright? (1 Mark)




  2) What is plagiarism? (1 Mark)




  3) What are the effects of illegal media downloads and file sharing? (2 Marks)




  4) What can an ISP do if copyright is being breached? (1 Mark)




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Health and safety
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1. Which of the following statements is NOT true? (1 Mark)
           companies must provide tiltable computer screens for their workers
           companies must pay for glasses for employees
           companies must provide adjustable chairs for computer users



2. What is ergonomics? (1 Mark)
           the science concerned with designing safe and comfortable equipment for
        humans
           ensuring that the hardware is reliable and won't break down
           making sure that you don’t have an accident at work



3. Which of the following statements is NOT a health and safety issue in a
working environment? (1 Mark)
           there should be no trailing wires
           Electrical sockets must not be overloaded
           all hardware should be in perfect working order



4. Why would you refrain from placing a drink near your computer? (1
Mark)
           if you have one, everyone will want one
           you're likely to get hungry too
           you might spill it and get an electrical shock



5. A chair that isn't adjustable or supportive is most likely to lead to which
of these health problems? (1 Mark)
           eye strain
           headaches
           back problems




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6. Typing for hours each day is most likely to cause which of these health
problems? (1 Mark)
         back problems
         repetitive strain injury
         deep vein thrombosis



7. A flickering screen is most likely to cause which of the following health
problems? (1 Mark)
         eye strain
         back problems
         repetitive strain injury



8. Which of the following can help to prevent backache? (1 Mark)
         anti-glare screens
         blinds at the window
         foot rests



9. What legislation is aimed at keeping you safe at work? (1 Mark)
         Data Protection Act
         Health & Safety at Work Act
         Copyright, Designs and Patents Act




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Changing pattern of commerce and industry due to increased use of ICT
  1) What are the advantages to businesses of selling on the internet? (3 Marks)




  2) What are the advantages for customers of shopping on the internet?(3 Marks)




  3) What are the psychological factors of e-commerce? (3 Marks)




  4) What are the environmental factors of e-commerce? (3 Marks)




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5) Give examples of illegal or unethical e-commerce? (3 Marks)




6) How does e-commerce work? (2 Marks)




7) Who uses it? (3 Marks)




8) What are the disadvantages? (4 Marks)




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ICT and industry


  1) What affects has ICT had on the following industries (5 Marks)
   Printing




     Secretarial (1 Mark)




     Accounting (1 Mark)




     Banking (1 Mark)




     Call centres (1 Mark)




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2) What affect has ICT had on working patterns? (1 Mark)




3) What affect has ICT had on employment? (1 Mark)




4) What impact has ICT had on retraining staff? (1 Mark)




5) Give examples of Jobs created by the growth of ICT (2 Marks)




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ICT and industry


  6) What affects has ICT had on the following industries (5 Marks)
   Printing




     Secretarial (1 Mark)




     Accounting (1 Mark)




     Banking (1 Mark)




     Call centres (1 Mark)




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7) What affect has ICT had on working patterns? (1 Mark)




8) What affect has ICT had on employment? (1 Mark)




9) What impact has ICT had on retraining staff? (1 Mark)




10) Give examples of Jobs created by the growth of ICT (2 Marks)




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Acceptable ICT use
  1) What is computer crime and why do people commit it? (2 Marks)




  2) Why are thieves interested in your credit card details? (1 Mark)




  3) What are the consequences of lost of data? (6 Marks)




  4) What is fraud? (1 Mark)




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Email
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1. What is email short for? (1 Mark)
           extraordinary mail
           electronic mail
           european mail



2. Which of the following is NOT needed to send an email? (1 Mark)
           email software
           word processing software
           internet connection



3. What is email that can be accessed from any computer with an internet
connection and a web browser known as? (1 Mark)
           internet mail
           email
           webmail



4. Which of the following is a valid email address? (1 Mark)
           john.isp@com
           john@isp.com
           john@isp/com



5. Which of the following is NOT a feature of email? (1 Mark)
           electronic signatures can be attached
           files, graphics or sound files can be sent as attachments
           guarantee that the recipient will read the message instantly




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6. What is an email that tries to trick a user into providing personal
information such as bank details known as? (1 Mark)
         hacking
         phishing
         copyright theft



7. Which of the following is NOT a sensible thing to do if you want to
prevent your computer becoming infected with a virus sent by email? (1
Mark)
         open all attachments sent to you
         only open attachments from people you know and trust
         regularly update your anti-virus software



8. Unsolicited emails are commonly known as what? (1 Mark)
         spam
         rubbish
         viruses



9. What button would you click to send a copy of an email you have
received to a friend? (1 Mark)
         forward
         reply
         reply all



10. What is an email attachment? (1 Mark)
         a forwarded email
         a file sent with an email
         a reply to an email




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Netiquette
  1) What is Flaming? (1 Mark)




  2) What are the rules on netiquette?( 10 Marks)




  3) What is spam? (1 Mark)




  4) What is plagiarism?(1 Mark)




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Social and personal effects of ICT
   1) Explain what the items listed below are, and how they help people with
      special needs. (16 Marks)
    Braille translation software




      Closed-circuit televisions, more commonly known as CCTVs, or video
       magnifiers




      Accessing the web by using access technology.




      The usage of e-mail and SMS




      Sounds of appliances such as the doorbell, telephone, smoke detector
       and burglar alarm.




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   Induction loops and infrared systems




   Video conferencing




   Home banking




2) What advantages do these technologies have on society? (3 Marks)




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3) What disadvantages does this technology have on society? (2 Marks)




4) What advantages do these technologies have on people with disabilities? (2
   Marks)




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5) What disadvantages does this technology have on people with disabilities? (2
   Marks)




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Sustainability and recycling


   1) What is a Smart bin? (1 Mark)




   2) How does a smart bin encourage people to recycle? (1 Mark)




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Surveillance society
   1) List the ways you are watched and monitored using ICT. Fully explain each
      point. (16 Marks)




   2) Explain why some people are worried by this surveillance (2 Marks)




   3) What is a national database? Give some examples of national databases,
      their purpose, and what information they collect. (2 Marks)




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4) What are the consequences of identity theft? (2 marks)




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ICT and the environment


  1) How is ICT used to monitor the earth? Why is this done? (3 Marks)




  2) What negative effects do ICT have on the environment? (1 Mark)




  3) How has ICT helped with climate change? (1 Mark)




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4) How can ICT help with disaster relief? (1 Mark)

   .




5) How can ICT reduce the need for Air and road travel?( 1 Mark)




6) How can ICT reduce paper e.g. letters and bills?( 2 Marks)




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7) What are intelligent transport systems and how can they help the
   environment? (2 Marks)




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ICT and the developing world
  1) What differences might you find between ICT in this country and in poorer
     countries? Give examples (2 Marks)




  2) In what ways can ICT be useful in developing countries? Give examples (2
     Marks)




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3.4

Collaborative working
    1) What is collaborative working? (1 Mark)




    2) Explain how the project manager, System analyst, system designer,
       programmer (or team which creates the system) and tester work together to
       complete projects. (4 Marks)




.




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3) What is video conferencing and how can this help with collaborative learning?
   Give some advantages and disadvantages. (4 Marks)




4) Give examples of when collaboration takes place in business and education?
   (2 Marks)




5) What is the purpose of project management tools? (1 Mark)




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6) What is a Gantt chart and what does its purpose? (1 Mark)




7) What is a PERT chart and what does its purpose? (1 Mark)




8) What are critical path methods and why would they be used? (1 Mark)




9) What is a Shared workspace? Give an example of when you have used a
   shared workspace. (2 Mark)




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Communication devices
  1) What is SMS? (1 Mark)




  2) What is instant messaging? (1 Mark)




  3) What is a fax? (1 Mark)




  4) What is e-mail? (1 Mark)




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5) What is a chat room? (1 Mark)




6) What is a forum? (1 Mark)




7) What is a bulletin board? (1 Mark)




8) What is VoIP/Skype? (1 Mark)




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9) What is video conferencing? (1 Mark)




10) How can these communications devices aid collaborative working? (2 Mark)




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Sharing Information and online safety


  1) When working collaboratively in the workplace people often need to share
     files. Give examples of how you can make it easier for people to find and
     access the correct files. (3 Marks)




  2) How can files in a shared workspace be protected so that only certain people
     can view or alter them? (2 Marks)




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3) When working collaboratively you may share people’s personal information.
   The data protection act tells you your responsibilities regarding using and
   protecting peoples personal details (see 3.3.1 if you need reminding of these).
   Give examples of measures you could take to ensure you keep this data
   secure. (4 Marks)




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Advantages and disadvantages of collaborative home working.


  1) What are the advantages of collaborative home working? (2 Marks)




  2) What are the disadvantages of collaborative home working? (4 Marks)




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          Record your test scores in the table below




Section 3.1                                  Marks A*   A    B    C    D OR    Your    Your     Incorrect
                                                                       BELOW
                                                                               score   Grade    answers
                                                                                                numbers
Section 1 hardware and software              19    16   14   12   10   <10
Storage devices                              28    23   20   17   14   <14
Networks                                     13    11   9    8    7    <7
Mobile technologies                          3     3    3    2    2    <2
Computer systems                             9     9    8    7    6    <6
Identify ICT problems and solve errors       3     3    3    2    2    <2
Emerging Technologies                        3     3    3    2    2    <2
Entertainment Systems                        8     8    7    6    4    <4
Reliability of sources                       14    12   10   9    7    <7
Impact of communications technology          13    11   10   9    7    <7
Section 3.2
Systems life cycle Systems life cycle part   6     5    5    4    3    <3
2
Quality of information                       14    12   10   9    7    <7
Input, Process, Output                       11    9    8    7    6    <6
Verification and Validation                  16    13   11   10   8    <8
Accuracy and Plausibility of information     7     6    5    4    4    <4
Data collection                              8     7    6    5    4    <4
RFDI and Biometrics                          12    10   9    7    6    <6
Reviewing and modifying work                 7     6    5    4    4    <4
Operating systems                            18    15   13   11   9    <9
User interface                               6     5    5    4    3    <3
Encoding data                                6     5    5    4    3    <3
Compression                                  3     3    3    2    2    <2
Web browsing and Email                       16    13   11   10   8    <8
Web logs and social networking               34    28   24   21   17   <17
Data logging and control software            8     8    7    6    4    <4
Section 3.3
Data protection act                          29    23   20   17   15   <15
Computer misuse act                          7     6    5    4    4    <4
Copyright law                                5     5    4    3    3    <3
Health and safety at work                    9     9    8    7    6    <6
Ecommerce                                    24    19   17   15   12   <12
ICT and industry                             10    8    7    6    5    <5
Acceptable ICT use                           10    8    7    6    5    <5
Abuse of email                               10    8    7    6    5    <5
Netiquette                                   13    11   9    8    7    <7
Accessibility                                25    20   18   15   10   <10

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Sustainability and recycling            2     2    2    1    1    <1
Political and ethical issues            22    18   16   13   11   <11
ICT and the environment                 11    9    8    7    6    <6
Impact of ICT on different peoples      4     4    3    3    2    <2
Section 3.4
Collaboration and video conferencing    17    14   12   10   9    <9
Communication devices                   11    9    8    7    6    <6
Sharing information and online safety   9     9    8    7    6    <6
Advantages and disadvantages of         6     5    5    4    3    <3
collaborative home working
Mock Exams
Mock exam                               120   96   84   72   60   <60
Mock exam 1 Foundation                  90    72   63   54   45   <45
Mock exam 2 higher                      90    72   63   54   45   <45




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List below your weakest areas based on your test results. This will
help you see what areas you need to spend particular attention on
before your final exam.

Unit (e.g. 3.1)                    Task (e.g. input devices)




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